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Bechtel Partners with Station Houston to Support Next Generation of Innovators

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Company to enhance opportunities for local startups

Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC), and Station Houston, Houston’s hub for technology and innovation, announced today the launch of a corporate partnership to connect local startups with industry experts. The partnership will focus on enhancing opportunities for local entrepreneurs through mentoring and engagement in solving EPC industry challenges. 

What Do You Dare to Repair?

HP | Dare to Repair: 3D Printed Part Contest
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by Nate Hurst, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP

VIDEO | Alliance Data Recaps Data Privacy Day Efforts

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Alliance Data is a data-driven company, and to enable our clients to connect with their customers we need to be able collect, steward and protect data that in some instances is sensitive personal data. This year, in recognition of International Data Privacy Day, we educated our associates about the potential impacts of European Union's general data privacy regulation (GDPR).

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Tetra Tech Wins the ACEC Oklahoma 2017 Grand Conceptor Award for Inkana Bridge

Designing a suspension bridge in Oklahoma to preserve and enhance the land of the Chickasaw Nation
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Tetra Tech received the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Oklahoma Chapter’s Grand Conceptor Award, the chapter’s highest honor, for design of the Chickasaw Nation’s Inkana Bridge. The annual awards showcase the best engineering projects from across Oklahoma. As winner of the Grand Conceptor Award, Tetra Tech’s Inkana Bridge project will be part of the ACEC national competition of 2017’s most outstanding and innovative engineering achievements.

Arrow Electronics and Colorado State University Team on New Sustainable E-Waste Management Course

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Colorado-based global technology solutions provider Arrow Electronics teamed with Colorado State University (CSU) this semester to provide professional expertise and real-world learning opportunities to students enrolled in a new course, “Sustainable Strategies for E-Waste Management.”

Barclays Partners With Northern Powerhouse to Address the Skills Attainment Gap

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A Barclays colleague, who had joined the organisation as an apprentice, took centre stage in promoting private sector efforts to close the education and skills gap between north and south this week.

Electrification on the Rise: Can Electric Vehicle Charging Networks Keep Up?

Utilities need to start thinking about how to scale up power infrastructure to meet demand
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Last year marked a monumental turning point for the future of electric vehicles (EVs), with several auto companies such as Volkswagen AG, General Motors and Volvo announcing significant electrification plans. Bolstered by improved battery technology, longer battery range, greater variety and lower prices, consumer confidence in EVs is at an all-time high. According to Forbes, light-duty EV sales in the United States rose 37 percent in 2016.

How Drones Are Helping Traditional Industries Take Flight Into the Future

by Karla Pope
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Not long ago, the mere thought of drones was reserved for the military and sci-fi movies. Today, they’ve become a part of everyday conversation among friends, in the media and beyond. While drones aren’t swarming the skies yet, many companies across industries are using them more and more to increase efficiency and productivity.

“Drone technology is going to disrupt businesses,” says Elaine Whyte, head of drones (UK) at PricewaterhouseCoopers. “They’re agile, inexpensive, and rapid to respond. So, they can go and reach places that are difficult for a business to get to.”

Arrow Electronics Again Named to FORTUNE’s Most Admired Companies List

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., January 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- FORTUNE today named global technology-solutions provider Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) to its “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the 18th time. For the fifth consecutive year, Arrow placed first in the “Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment” category based on input from industry executives, directors and analysts.

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Environmental Remediation Project Earns EPA Honors

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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, January 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is being recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Wastewater Management for the National Vulcanized Fibre (NVF) Yorklyn Site Wetland Project in Yorklyn, Delaware.

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